|Municipality and Town|
Požega town center
Location of the municipality of Požega within Serbia
|• Mayor||Milovan Mićović|
|• Municipality||426 km2 (164 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code||+381 31|
Požega (Serbian Cyrillic: Пожега, pronounced [pôʒeɡa]) is a town and municipality located in the Zlatibor District of Serbia. The population of the town is 13,153, while the municipality has 29,638 inhabitants. During the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the town was named Užička Požega, to be distinguished from Slavonska Požega, now in Croatia.
Aside from the town of Požega, the municipality includes the following settlements:
- Miloš Obrenović I (1780–1860), first monarch of modern Serbia
- Dragiša Lapčević (1867–1939), politician
- Petar Leković (1893 — 1942), first person to be awarded with Order of the People's Hero title
- Dejan Đedović (1973), futsal coach
- Srđan Mijailović (1993), football player
- "Municipalities of Serbia, 2006". Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
- "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia: Comparative Overview of the Number of Population in 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2002 and 2011, Data by settlements" (PDF). Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014. ISBN 978-86-6161-109-4. Retrieved 2014-06-27.
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